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- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 9.86
M.F.K. Fisher's personal, intimate culinary essays are well-loved American classics, combining recipes with her anecdotes, reminiscences, cultural observations and passionate storytelling. Auden, Fisher saw eating as inextricably bound up with living well. Whether reflecting on an epic lunch served by a fanatical waitress, the life-giving properties... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 16.99
An undiscovered novel by an iconic American food writer ? the publication of this enchanting portrait of 1930s bohemian life will be a major literary event 'I sank into The Theoretical Foot like a fat strawberry into whipped cream ... Intimate and moral, funny and wise, there is something incantatory about her style ... She is not just a great food... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95
In these fifteen remarkable stories, M.F.K. Fisher, one of the most admired writers of our time, embraces age as St. Francis welcomed Brother Pain. With a saint to guide us, she writes in her Foreword, perhaps we can accept in a loving way "the inevitable visits of a possibly nagging harpy like Sister Age" But in the stories, it is the human strength... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.95
This memoir of the French provincial capital of Aix-en-Provence is, as the author tells us, "my picture, my map, of a place and therefore of myself...just as much of its reality is based on my own shadows, my inventions." A vibrant and perceptive profile of the kinship between a person and a place. A Considerable Town M.F.K. Fisher scans the centuries... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 0.99
A Vintage Shorts Travel Selection Nowhere in the world did the beloved food and travel writer M.F.K Fisher feel more at ease than in the port of Marseille. From her timeless A Considerable Town , published as part of Two Towns in Provence , here is her affectionate introduction to the old streets and bustling waterfront of France?s second city.... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 14.09
In one of her most celebrated books, the doyenne of food writers offers us more than 140 of her favourite and most famous recipes. Here are dishes for every course of every meal - from 'Teasers and Titbits', through 'Some Seeds of this Planet' to 'A Plethora of Puddings'. Whether simple or esoteric, all are served with an inimitable mixture of wit,... more...
- Counterpoint 2012; US$ 19.99
Whether the subject of her fancy is the lowly, unassuming potato or the love life of that aphrodisiac mollusk the oyster, Mary Frances Kennedy Fisher writes with a simplicity that belies the complexities of the life she often muses on. She is hailed as one of America?s preeminent writers about gastronomy. But to limit her to that genre would be a... more...
- Counterpoint 2015; US$ 27.99
The book highlights her strong sense of place - Fisher?s Celtic eye for detail - with a comparison of Aix-en-Provence, a university town, the site of an international music festival and the former capital of Provence, and Marseille, the port town. Fisher?s description of the sights and smells belonging to an Aix bakery shop window is her Platonic... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.95
A culinary classic on the joys of the table?written by the gourmand who so famously stated, ?Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are??in a handsome new edition of M. F. K. Fisher?s distinguished translation and with a new introduction by Bill Buford. First published in France in 1825 and continuously in print ever since, The Physiology... more...